Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer

Transformers News: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 5:23AM CDT

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Our ever expanding Transformers gallery is proud to welcome 2 of the new figures from Transformers Dark Of The Moon toy line. They are Shockwave (Voyager Class) & Skyhammer (Voyager Class).

Shockwave, the new main villian of the upcoming live action movie & Skyhammer are part of the wave 2 figures for Transformers DOTM toy series. Check out the full galleries by clicking any of the below images:

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Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220327)
Posted by GEEWUN on May 11th, 2011 @ 6:25am CDT
The only good DotM figures aside from sentinel are now galleries... No need to put up any others other than to just see how bad they are....
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220335)
Posted by Stockade on May 11th, 2011 @ 6:54am CDT
Awesome galleries on these two, and I have to say that Shockwave is pretty freakin awesome! I picked him and Skyhammer up on Sunday and Skyhammer was abit of a disappointment, all loose joints, the MECHTECH crap weapon was jamming and wouldn't lock into sword mode and then just fell apart finally! So, I had to take him back, but Shockwave is solid figure and bot mode is the closes to a updated G1 figure we can get at the moment, alt mode is so-so, be better if he didn't have the funny looking wheels in front of his tank mode. What little time I had with Skyhammer he is a great figure, but i feel his MECHTECH gimmick weapon is waaaay too BIG for him, but thats me, other than that both are nice figures.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220349)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:10pm CDT
If i ever decide to get shockwave im going to kitbash him into Galvatron or Megatron, wont be hard just need to swap the head and paint it cause it already has the correct structure & weapon.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220359)
Posted by ArmadaPrime on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:21pm CDT
awesome figures.

question:
where can you get those clear display stands with the clips (see alt mode skyhammer pics)?
and at a good price?
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220373)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:32pm CDT
oooohh niiicce... shockwaves middle treads don't even make contact with the ground in tank mode, fantastic..... not.
Thanks for the galleries.. they helped me decide I could do without both these figures.
:CON:
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220375)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:34pm CDT
Shockwave's torso looks wider than it should be. That, combined with the lackluster tank mode, sadly makes him a pass for me.

I'll only pick up Skyhammer if I can get my hands on a mini-Matrix and Tomahawk.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220381)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:38pm CDT
Shockwave is the best Galvatron figure ever made sans head! Of course then I'll be without an awesome Shockwave… hmmm. Very similar to the IDW Galvatron in alt mode (without all the spiky bits though).

Skyhammer also has a déjà vu vibe going on, I think it's the head mostly, totally makes me think of Tigerhawk.

Fully agree that these are the only two must haves of the DotM line though that red repaint Ratchet seen earlier and probably Leader class Ironhide are in there for me also (as well as a hopeful repaint/Takara DotM Sideswipe cuz I won't buy a figure that looks the colour of a prototype, Hasbro).
:CON:
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220383)
Posted by paul053 on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:40pm CDT
Why they all have monkey arms... :-(
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220387)
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:41pm CDT
Nice to see Skyhammer will be out in Ave 1, buying him for sure.

Shockwave is a BEAST! Great pics as always, Ryan. :APPLAUSE:
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220390)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on May 11th, 2011 @ 2:43pm CDT
paul053 wrote:Why they all have monkey arms... :-(

What you got against monkey arms?! ;)

What I'm wondering is: with all these pics of figures out where are all the domestic (U.S.) preorders for these figures? All we've got are a few Cyberverse and Human Alliance items so far…
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220403)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on May 11th, 2011 @ 3:01pm CDT
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:
paul053 wrote:Why they all have monkey arms... :-(

What you got against monkey arms?! ;)

What I'm wondering is: with all these pics of figures out where are all the domestic (U.S.) preorders for these figures? All we've got are a few Cyberverse and Human Alliance items so far…


Ask and you shall recieve

Shockwave and Skyhammer are out of stock though.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220424)
Posted by BeastProwl on May 11th, 2011 @ 3:24pm CDT
Your all going to hate me for this but.......
Shockwave will be repainted as Beast Machines Tankor :BLACKEYE:
I get it I get It....
I'll take your hate mail in an orderly fashoin thank you :P
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220427)
Posted by Anonymous. on May 11th, 2011 @ 3:28pm CDT
BeastProwl wrote:Your all going to hate me for this but.......
Shockwave will be repainted as Beast Machines Tankor :BLACKEYE:
I get it I get It....
I'll take your hate mail in an orderly fashoin thank you :P

[color=teal]
Movie-verse Tankor has been linked to Brawl a couple of times, so that's not really possible. [/color]
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220461)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on May 11th, 2011 @ 4:33pm CDT
Twitchythe3rd wrote:
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:
paul053 wrote:Why they all have monkey arms... :-(

What you got against monkey arms?! ;)

What I'm wondering is: with all these pics of figures out where are all the domestic (U.S.) preorders for these figures? All we've got are a few Cyberverse and Human Alliance items so far…


Ask and you shall recieve

Shockwave and Skyhammer are out of stock though.

Heh. Hasbrotoyshop.com. I thought you were gonna link to a real online store. Do they even count? Half the time I forget they even exist cuz they're ALWAYS out of stock… Kind of pathetic that they can never even keep their own products in stock.
:CON:
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220468)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on May 11th, 2011 @ 4:48pm CDT
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:
Twitchythe3rd wrote:
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:
paul053 wrote:Why they all have monkey arms... :-(

What you got against monkey arms?! ;)

What I'm wondering is: with all these pics of figures out where are all the domestic (U.S.) preorders for these figures? All we've got are a few Cyberverse and Human Alliance items so far…


Ask and you shall recieve

Shockwave and Skyhammer are out of stock though.

Heh. Hasbrotoyshop.com. I thought you were gonna link to a real online store. Do they even count? Half the time I forget they even exist cuz they're ALWAYS out of stock… Kind of pathetic that they can never even keep their own products in stock.
:CON:


It's something at the very least.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220528)
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on May 11th, 2011 @ 6:34pm CDT
Skyhammer looked worlds better with the custom paint job. As he is, I'm not sure if I trust myself to do a full repaint on him.

Still, he's an awesome fig, and I might buy him anyway, and maybe just repaint the head.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220535)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on May 11th, 2011 @ 6:44pm CDT
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Skyhammer looked worlds better with the custom paint job. As he is, I'm not sure if I trust myself to do a full repaint on him.

Still, he's an awesome fig, and I might buy him anyway, and maybe just repaint the head.

I haven't paid much attention to previous Bayverse movie toy releases, what is the chance of Voyager-size repaints?
:CON:
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220538)
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on May 11th, 2011 @ 6:51pm CDT
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Skyhammer looked worlds better with the custom paint job. As he is, I'm not sure if I trust myself to do a full repaint on him.

Still, he's an awesome fig, and I might buy him anyway, and maybe just repaint the head.

I haven't paid much attention to previous Bayverse movie toy releases, what is the chance of Voyager-size repaints?
:CON:


Difference is, an official repaint is likely to be done in colors that I wouldn't want [case in point, the Fallen]. I'm talking about a custom repaint that uses similar dark tones and dry-brushing to create a more realistic-looking and detailed figure.

Of course, one could hope for a premium edition, but it seems that Hasbro hasn't been issuing premium editions since the 2007 movie toyline. Recent repaints include substantial color changes that might or might not be to my tastes.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220545)
Posted by DJLazer on May 11th, 2011 @ 7:02pm CDT
both of these toys are really superb.
Re: Seibertron Gallery Update: DOTM Shockwave & Skyhammer (1220588)
Posted by DJLazer on May 11th, 2011 @ 9:16pm CDT
Also shockwave is very posable! :grin: :D

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